These resources are great for current students working on learning best practices or grads who are looking for some helpful refreshers to use in their current classroom. If you or a teacher you know has a great website or resource to help support UC teachers, please let us know so we can add it! Email any great resources to Karen Troup.
Academic Content Standards
Evidence Based Practices
This link is to the May Institute's Evidence-Based Practice and Autism in the Schools manual. To access it, your name and email are required and you can download the PDF right away.
- IEP writing help and descriptions of what should be included in each section
- A blank IEP form.
- This page offers guidelines and suggestions for writing IEPs well.
Autism Internet Modules
These modules are designed to provide information and professional development for anyone working with individuals with ASD. The modules utilize case studies, instructional videos, a glossary, and mini assessments. A log in is required, but there is no cost to create an account.
The Autism Fact Sheet includes common questions and answers related to ASD.
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
For more information or to join, please visit the Council for Exceptional Childrens web site.
TASH is an international leader in disability advocacy. Founded in 1975, TASH advocates for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities and support needs-those most vulnerable to segregation, abuse, neglect and institutionalization. TASH works to advance inclusive communities through advocacy, research, professional development, policy, and information and resources for parents, families and self-advocates. The inclusive practices TASH validates through research have been shown to improve outcomes for all people.
The TASH membership includes a diverse array of individuals and perspectives, including researchers, professionals, direct service workers, family members and people with disabilities. Together, we share a commitment to quality lives for the people for whom we advocate.
To join or get more information, please visit the TASH web site.